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Bernardo Silva open to Kylian Mbappe reunion at Manchester City Bernardo Silva open to Kylian Mbappe reunion at Manchester City
- August 06, 2017

Silva does not want City to stop there as he recently revealed that he would be open to the club going after Mbappe. The 18-year-old Monaco superstar enjoyed a stunning breakthrough season in the French principality, bagging 26 goals in all competition last term, making him one of Europe's hottest prospects. (more...)
Alexis Sanchez will respect my decision, says Arsenal's Wenger
- August 06, 2017

Arsenal can afford to take that risk, knowing Sanchez will play a big role in the qualification campaign for the UEFA Champions League , and the income of that competition would virtually offset City's transfer fee. "I think he will be here for this season and if we manage to do it for more seasons, we'll do it as well". How could Arsenal line up next season? Despite the Chilean impressing, Arsene Wenger's side struggled last term - finishing fifth in the Premier League . (more...)
Bale Tells Modric He Wants To Leave Real Madrid Bale Tells Modric He Wants To Leave Real Madrid
- August 06, 2017

A deal that would see the Spaniard join Madrid this summer is highly unlikely as Jose Mourinho made it clear in a pre-season press conference that the goalkeeper would be staying at Old Trafford for at least another season. Having scored 67 times in 150 appearances while winning three Champions Leagues, Bale's time in Spain has been a huge success, but a starring role back in the Premier League continues to be dangled in front of him. (more...)
Robert Kubica to test 2017-spec Renault in Hungary Robert Kubica to test 2017-spec Renault in Hungary
- August 06, 2017

Previously, on June 7, 2017, Kubica tested the 2012-spec F1 auto. Kubica, 32, became the first Polish F1 driver in 2006 when he joined BMW Sauber , the team with which he would secure his first and only win which took place at the 2008 Canadian Grand Prix . (more...)
Murray pulls out of Rogers Cup Murray pulls out of Rogers Cup
- August 06, 2017

Murray has been in rehabilitation from the problem that ruined his Wimbledon campaign, but the tournament in Canada comes too soon. "I am doing everything I can to return as quickly as possible" Murray said. "If the weather holds out throughout the week, I think we have a very good chance to beat that record", tournament director Eugène Lapierre told Global News. (more...)
Neymar will not make PSG debut vs. Amiens on Saturday Neymar will not make PSG debut vs. Amiens on Saturday
- August 06, 2017

The fact that a big club like Paris wants me has touched me a lot, I know I made the right choice when I came here and I hope to write a nice page in the history of the club". He will not be able to play football throughout his life so he needs to make hay while the sun shines. "Merci", Neymar said in French on a podium in the middle of a sunny Parc des Princes as he was presented to tens of thousands of PSG supporters, before adding via an interpreter that "my intention is to win many ... (more...)
Holland and Denmark progress to Women's Euros final in Enschede Holland and Denmark progress to Women's Euros final in Enschede
- August 06, 2017

In 2009, Denmark did not make it past the group stage, while in 2013 they crashed out of the semi-final after losing to Norway on penalties. When they had the ball Holland played possession football, with Danielle van de Donk pulling the strings in the midfield. (more...)
Manchester City to play waiting game for Arsenal star Alexis Sanchez
- August 06, 2017

That is according to PSG president Nasser Al-Khelaifi, who was quoted on Sky Sports journalist Bryan Swanson's Twitter account as he was asked about reported interest in the striker. The Gunners came fifth in the league last season and Man United finished a spot below them, as they both missed out on a Champions League place via the league. (more...)
Dodgers recover to keep run going Dodgers recover to keep run going
- August 06, 2017

Hyun-Jin Ryu starts on Sunday opposite Steven Matz in a matchup of left-handers that will air nationwide on ESPN's Sunday Night Baseball . Astros 16, Blue Jays 7: Yuli Gurriel reached base in all five plate appearances, Tyler White produced four hits and his second career multi-homer game and Houston bludgeoned Toronto. (more...)
Adam Lallana out for 'a couple of months' due to thigh injury Adam Lallana out for 'a couple of months' due to thigh injury
- August 06, 2017

Julian Nagelsmann's side finished fourth in the Bundesliga last season and are a team built on hard work and togetherness. That means Millie is free for midfield, so without being in the transfer market we have a new midfield player, which is nice . (more...)
Did Nawaz Sharif sideline his brother Shahbaz from Pakistan PM post?
- August 06, 2017

The other camp of Pakistanis refute this explanation of events and insist that the courts were acting independently the entire time, which is something that the country and its citizenry should feel immensely proud of because of what it says about the maturing state of Pakistani democracy. (more...)
New injury blow for Liverpool as key playmaker out for months New injury blow for Liverpool as key playmaker out for months
- August 06, 2017

Liverpool will play Hoffenheim in the Champions League play-off round after the draw was made in Zurich yesterday. Liverpool will conclude their busy pre-season campaign on Saturday when they take on Athletic Bilbao at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin . (more...)
Pro Football Hall of Fame members have Alabama roots Pro Football Hall of Fame members have Alabama roots
- August 06, 2017

Taylor's 15 years in the National Football League included 13 memorable seasons with the Dolphins, but there were also those two years with the New York Jets and the Redskins. "That meant more to him after he met ( Dan) Marino in Miami", Novak said. Taylor, a third-round pick, was a six-time Pro Bowler. "He did and offered him a scholarship on the spot", Novak said. (more...)
Kvitova bows out to Bellis in WTA event Kvitova bows out to Bellis in WTA event
- August 06, 2017

Bellis took a 5-1 lead and had three set points at 5-2. It's also possible she will crack the top 40 in next week's world rankings, putting her closer to a seed at the U.S. Lindsay Davenport is the most recent player to sweep the titles, achieving the feat in 1999. Vandeweghe pounded out a 6-2, 6-3 victory over fourth-seeded Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova to reach her first semifinal since the Australian Open in January when she fell to Venus Williams, 6-7 (3), 6-2, 6-3. (more...)
Thiem concedes points to Anderson in DC Thiem concedes points to Anderson in DC
- August 06, 2017

The lanky 31-year-old from Johannesburg saved all three break points he faced in the second set with aces in advancing to Sunday's championship match against the victor of a later showdown between Germany's eighth-ranked Alexander Zverev and Japan's ninth-ranked Kei Nishikori . (more...)
Arsenal To Make New £54m Lemar Bid Arsenal To Make New £54m Lemar Bid
- August 06, 2017

The Ligue 1 champions have already lost star players like Mendy, Silva and Bakayoko in the summer transfer window and losing Lemar would be another huge blow. While Arsene Wenger has insisted the player will not be sold to Manchester City or Chelsea , he has remained silent on the Chilean being sold to a club outside the Premier League. (more...)
Interim Hearts Manager Hammers Brendan Rodgers For 'Unacceptable' Comments Interim Hearts Manager Hammers Brendan Rodgers For 'Unacceptable' Comments
- August 06, 2017

A manager of his calibre should know better. Rodgers' side, who collected a treble last season as they finished the campaign unbeaten domestically, ground Hearts down with a double from Leigh Griffiths and strikes from Scott Sinclair and Callum McGregor before Isma Goncalves bagged a late consolation at Parkhead on Saturday. (more...)
Monaco hit three past Toulouse to start title defence with win Monaco hit three past Toulouse to start title defence with win
- August 06, 2017

The 18-year-old suffered a kick to his knee during the 3-2 win on Friday [4 August] and was substituted after 75 minutes of the game at the Stade Louis II, but is expected to recover in a few days. "He has never expressed a desire to leave". Neither Manchester City or Real Madrid are willing to pay such a figure for a player who has just 50 top-flight games under his belt and are waiting to see how the Neymar saga concludes and what Barca do next. (more...)
Juan Mata confident of winning Super Cup curse Juan Mata confident of winning Super Cup curse
- August 06, 2017

Thanks to a wall of bodies they survived and, incredibly, raced straight up the other end to open the scoring through Mkhitaryan, who nodded into an empty following a superb dipping cross from Matteo Darmian. Mkhitaryan could have had a hat-trick of headers before half-time after seeing one saved by Christian Puggioni and another drift wide of the far post. (more...)
It Looks Like Barcelona's Pursuit Of Philippe Coutinho May Be Over It Looks Like Barcelona's Pursuit Of Philippe Coutinho May Be Over
- August 06, 2017

Given the need for a top level talent to improve Barcelona ahead of the new season, Gazzetta dello Sport believe Paulo Dybala remains a target for the team and could be willing to sacrifice Andre Gomes and Rafinha in any potential deal . (more...)
Oakland Athletics outfielder Matt Joyce hurls homophobic slur at fan Oakland Athletics outfielder Matt Joyce hurls homophobic slur at fan
- August 06, 2017

Joyce tweeted his apology in a seven-part thread Saturday, one day after and Associated Press photographer overheard the exchange between Joyce and the fan during Oakland's game against the Los Angeles Angels . Joyce laid into the fan with a string of expletives, a homophobic slur and challenged the fan to a fight. Joyce also said after the game that it "wasn't the right time" to be yelling such obscenities at the fan, but the MLB's investigation into the altercation might suggest there is ... (more...)
Rapoport: LB Malcolm Smith out for the season
- August 06, 2017

Unfortunately for fans of the former Super Bowl MVP, San Francisco's large investment will not net them a single snap of play from Smith in 2017. He will miss time, but likely will not be lost for the season. Veteran Ray-Ray Armstrong is also an option. "They're both two smart guys", Bowman said. It's not as if Garnett was good last season (because he wasn't), but he has the potential for significant growth, something you can't say about many others along the line. (more...)
Genworth Financial's (NYSE:GNW) "Hold" Rating Reiterated at Wells Fargo & Company
- August 06, 2017

The stock decreased 0.29% or $0.22 during the last trading session, reaching $74.49. About 3.51M shares traded. (NYSE:DG) has declined 12.26% since August 4, 2016 and is downtrending. Proshare Limited Liability owns 207,566 shares or 0.01% of their U.S. portfolio. Genworth Financial Inc was upgraded to " by analysts at Compass Point. (more...)
Team World beats Team Africa in NBA Africa Game Team World beats Team Africa in NBA Africa Game
- August 06, 2017

Team World's best player was Latvian superstar Porzingis, who notched an impressive stat line of 14 points, eight rebounds, three assists, two steals and one block to help his team to victory. Team World jumped out to a lead in the first half thanks to a 33-point first quarter. Some big names which will represent Team Africa include Bismack Biyombo‚ Clint Capela‚ Corgui Dieng‚ Joel Embiid , Salah Mejri and Victor Oladipo from Nigeria. (more...)
Mo Farah urges rivals to 'bring it on' ahead of World Championships Mo Farah urges rivals to 'bring it on' ahead of World Championships
- August 06, 2017

Returning to the venue where he was first propelled towards stardom at the 2012 Games, the four-time Olympic champion stormed to victory in a time of 26 minutes 49.51 seconds to consolidate his status as Britain's greatest track runner. "Physically, that race was insane", he said. I've got such long strides, I got caught twice. "They worked that well, fair play to them". "At one point in the middle of the race I wasn't thinking I was going to lose, but I thought "this is tough, this is tough". (more...)